Reports Report 2941a (Event 2941-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2941-2022
Observer
NameNancy H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWe were sitting outside and looking up to the SW night sky as we signed up to receive the Intl Space station alerts. We'd had a text that the "Spot the Station" was to appear at that time starting in the SW moving to the NE, at 81 degrees. We saw the fireball while waiting for that.
Location
AddressOlathe, KS
Latitude38° 51' 52.58'' N (38.86°)
Longitude 94° 44' 5.27'' W (-94.73°)
Elevation320.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-05-15 21:42 CDT
UT Date & Time2022-05-16 02:42 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth226°
First azimuth225°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth225°
Last elevation52°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length15°
Remarksglowing bright white yellow tail train; brightest/longest I've personally seen
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-